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03.06.2019 | Blog

Apprenticeships make our nation stronger

By Jennifer Boykin Mar 6, 2019 In today’s economy, many workers know they need to better their skills to move […]

03.01.2019 | Blog

When women succeed, their communities succeed

By Dr. Jill Biden Mar 1, 2019 Note: On Wednesday, February 20, Dr. Jill Biden delivered remarks in the plenary session […]

02.28.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Working together to create a better community for all

By Ali Munshi, Heart of the Valley YMCA   This past summer, the Reston Pride Festival was held at the […]

02.23.2019 | Press

Jill Biden tells Apprentice School graduates, “You are a master of a craft, a shipbuilder and a leader.”

Jill Biden praised Apprentice School graduates for “doing work worth doing”

The nation’s former second lady heralded the graduating class from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School on Saturday — praising them for making the ships that “depart the safety of this harbor to change the world.”

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02.21.2019 | Press

New Effort Focuses on Increasing Community College Success for Women Students

LONG BEACH—Achieving the Dream is teaming up with the Biden Foundation to spearhead a bold, new initiative called “Community College Women Succeed,” aimed at helping adult women learners — including single parents — succeed and complete community college…

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02.21.2019 | Blog

Changing policy to change the face of tech

by Reshma Saujani Feb 21, 2019 In the United States, a software engineer can expect to make about $106,000a year. That […]

02.19.2019 | Uncategorized

How to make manufacturing cheaper and more sustainable

By Congresswoman Haley Stevens Feb 19, 2019 The future of manufacturing remains the compelling question of the 21st-century economy: How […]

02.14.2019 | Blog

A letter to my son

By Deborah Munn Note: This blog post is a letter from Deborah to her son Charlie, one of two men […]

02.14.2019 | Blog

Racial equality is economic equality

By Darrick Hamilton Feb 14, 2019 Just over 75 years ago, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1944 State of the Union […]

02.08.2019 | Blog

A persistent gap in equal pay for equal work

The Biden Forum Highlight is a series of quick reads on the middle class. Each week, editors at the Biden […]

02.06.2019 | Blog

U.S. life expectancy is declining

The Biden Forum Highlight is a series of quick reads on the middle class. Each week, editors at the Biden […]

02.05.2019 | Press

Biden Foundation teams up with LGBTQ groups on family acceptance campaign

The Advancing Acceptance campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of family acceptance for transgender and gender-nonconforming youth.

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02.05.2019 | News Releases

Acceptance is Key to Ensuring Transgender Young People Are Safe, Healthy, and Thriving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTS: Calla Rongerude, Movement Advancement Project,, 415.205.2520 Melanie Fonder Kaye, Biden Foundation,, 202.559.1801 Charles […]

02.04.2019 | Blog

Perspective: Jussie Smollett and the dangers of being black and queer

By Thomas Hudson, Policy Associate for LGBTQ Equality Note: Since this commentary was posted, Jussie Smollett has been charged with […]

01.31.2019 | Blog

Notes from the field: Greenville is an open and inclusive community for all

By Anthony Thompson, Board Volunteer, YMCA of Greenville   As LGBTQ+ youth, we are taught that big cities are a […]